WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A Wind Chill WARNING is in effect until noon. }}" />

   
 
 
Wind Chill Warning

Story By: Rob Meisse

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 1/29/2014

1-28-2014 WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
  MPH BY MIDDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...RISING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO BY NOON.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL BE COMMON
  EARLY THIS MORNING. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY BE AS LOW AS 30 DEGREES
  BELOW ZERO. BY NOON WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE AROUND 10 BELOW
  ZERO.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE CAN OCCUR WITH PROLONGED
  EXPOSURE TO THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...IN
LAYERS...MAKING SURE THAT ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. AVOID
PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE COLD...IF POSSIBLE TO PREVENT FROSTBITE
AND HYPOTHERMIA.

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Stingel Elementary in Ontario uses Recycle Day to observe Earth Month. Full Story
Image1 An estimated 300 to 400 job-seekers were expected Thursday at the third annual Ashland Area Job Fair held at Ashland University. Full Story
 
Image1 The Lexington Senior Center had a special guest for its regular Thursday lunch. Full Story
Image1 Fire heavily damaged a vacant house in Ontario Thursday morning. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Vacant Ontario House Catches Fire, Cause Unknown

A.U. Schar Nursing College Starts Doctor Of Nursing Program

Mansfield Dance Company Rules Nationals

Shelby YMCA Holds Shoe Drive To Raise Funds

17th Annual Minority Health Fair Kicks Off April 26

Students Petition Closing Of Springmill Learning Center

B.E. Humble Opens Second Store In Ashland

N.C.S.C. Paralegal Graduates Given Farewell Luncheon

Mansfield Boil Alert

Seminar Offered For Women And Minority Small Businesses

Students Help In Spring Clean-up Week In Ontario

Conference explores effects of violence and abuse

More News